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CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
follow constitutional law. in the federalist papers number government, what is itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? it went back to refer to the great security against gradual concentration of the civil powers in the same department consists in giving to those who would minister each department and the constitutional means and .otives to resist encroachment the government was set up to specifically prevent this. , i am seeings here, and not only in this administration, but in need radius of mistreating and several administrations, the executive branch is taking for granted that they have exclusive power over issues that they do not. i'm concerned about that and what we do to prevent that. where does this stop? this is my question. we have seen the president and the past presidents, concerning the war powers act, which, i think, have violated the constitution. in this administration, they detained illegal immigrants. they stopped enforcement of drug laws, i know that because i'm a prosecutor and i saw it. he stopped the enforcement of mandatory sentencing and part
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am EST
new law, which is something that happens under all administrations, it has to happen sometimes for practical reasons. why we are making a big fuss about this as a constitutional matter, is not beyond me. i understand why it is being done. if it sounds like politics, that is what it is. position. >> i have too little time for two little questions. let me start by saying that i generally in many respects agree with professor turley about the growth of the presidency over the last half century or more. i am particularly concerned about the abuse of the war powers by many president and the state secrets doctrine for the enforcement of constitutional rights and a surveillance under bush and obama and the patriot act, warrantless surveillance in the bush administration and things like that. i must say that everything we are talking about today is laughable in my opinion in the context of these problems. i am particularly struck by the overwhelming hypocrisy of the claim that the president in interpreting the law and in refusing to interpret the law in the way that would drive a stake
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
to believe that the government is no longer constrained by the laws and they will conclude that neither are they. that is a very dangerous sort of thing where the president to do to wantonly ignore the laws, to try to impose obligation upon people that the legislature did not approve -. >> thank you, chairman. professor lazarus, made a statement about, at least i invert about this being political, i want to assure you that i left a lucrative law practice to come to congress in 2011 because i continually see the eroding of the constitution. is what protects us. so i'm not here for the pomp and circumstance, for the notoriety or to promote my career. i'm here because i'm concerned about the future of my children and the constitution to want to make that perfectly clear. number two, you may become it, and again, i invert that -- i inferred that the intent, intent wasn't an issue or was an issue in part of the affordable care act. and i don't want to get in to the details of that but i find that interesting that you made intent the issue when the speaker of the house at that time, nancy pel
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
. and then consider what the president said just this afternoon. >> the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. >> senior fellow at the manhattan institute, national review columnist and how medicaid fails the poor. this is unbelievable. i mean, this is from the reuters report an hour ago. health plans will estimate how much they're owed. and then they will submit that estimate to the government. once the system is built, the government and insurers can reconcile the payments made with the planned data to true up the payments. oh, joy, so it is basically an honor system if i'm reading this correctly. >> well, the basic thing to understand is it is not a bailout of the insurers, but a bailout of the president. because two weeks ago we heard from one of the top operators of the system, is that it hadn't even been built yet. >> 30 to 40% of healthcare.gov has not been built yet, we said exactly what part of it is that? and they revealed it is the payment mechanism. and how are they going to get paid? this is the solution? we're going to trust the insurance companies
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
is that law is working and will into future. >> senior fellow and author this is unbelievable. this is, so, had this is is from the report. they'll submit that to the government. once built, government and insurers can reconcile the payment to true up payments. oh, joy. so it's basically on honor system? >> basic thing to understand is that it's not a bail out of insurers but president. two weeks ago we heard from one of the top it officials is that system to pay insurers hadn't been built yet. >> 30% has not been built. we talked about what part is that? so now, they're saying how are insurance going to get paid? this is the solution? >> we're going to trust the insurance companies to say i think you owe me x amount? >> what is the alternative? if insurers don't get paid that way. they'll withdraw from markets. >> the only way we can keep insurers in the market is pay them in advance. >> when it's a person successfully enrolled and there has been a payment mechanism portion of the program people would have had data, is this the portion of a web site that calculates how much of a subsidy y
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
of affordable health care is coming to people all across this country. >> the bottom line is this law is working and will work into the future. about half a million people across the country are poised to gain health care coverage through market places and medicaid beginning on january 1st. some for the very first time. we know that. half a million people. >> it is working. that's the fact. that's the fact republicans are hoping people won't discover. that's why the white house is holding events every day between now and just before christmas to highlight the law's benefits and push back against the right wing smears. tomorrow they'll focus on low cost preventive care. thursday, protecting people with pre-existing conditions. and friday, slowing down the growth of health care cost. polling on this law is always mixed. because of republicans' relentless attacking. but when people see what the law actually does, they like it. 81% support the provision to close the medicare doughnut hole. saving seniors on prescription drugs. 76% like letting young people or young adults stay on their parents' insu
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
the health care law. it's not enough to say they turned in their work sloppy. no, the screaming you hear now is liar, liar pants on fire. it's an escalation of the old refrain the president's not who he says he is. nobody knew him in school, went the donald trump rant. he's not from here. now comes the charge the president's health care law is not on the level. that the president didn't just fail to get it right the first time, he's a liar. and on benghazi, he's something else they say. howard fineman and sam stein are both with "the huffington post" and both msnbc contributors. ted cruz's trail buddy has taken it to new heights. during a hangout yesterday, the texas senator used the issues of benghazi and the affordable care act to accuse the president of something truly sinister. let's listen. >> i think the current administration has taken lying to a new level. to me that's one of the most aggravating thing about what's happening in washington these days. particularly about this administration. which is a lack of accountability. and the willingness to mislead people or provide them just d
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
. the areas of new york where you hope to pick up territory. do you think the health care law can once again be a hindrance to you guys? where the exchange will not be updated and the fix will not go through. people will lose the plans they were accustomed to? >> it's critically important for insurance commissioners in the states to make the improvements. i hope they do make the improvements. we have given them the authority to do so and hope they will take us up on that. as long as democrats continue to find ways to fix and improve the affordable care act and republicans remain obsessed with repealing the affordable care act and going back to the days of a broken system where people were bankrupt because they were sick, as long as republicans continue to say that we should at $1200 in cost to seniors because that's what a repeal would cost and we are going to remove preventive health care and remove protects for presifting conditions, as long as they cling to that, we will number good shape. we want to fix it and improve it. they want to repeal and end it. most americans want to fix and imp
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
to sign into law a five cent gasoline tax increase 31 years ago when a nickel a gallon was real money. a user fee is in fact a different category from a general tax increase. the various groups that score such votes treat user fees differently. as we are attempting to resolve budget differences, there's an opportunity to embrace more transportation resources through user fee mechanisms that will have broad national support and not inspire the same fierce philosophical debate that's plagued and paralyzed our deliberations for years. it has the added benefit of being the fastest way to put hundreds of thousands of people to work at family wage jobs to help boost our flagging economy. i strongly urge my colleagues to take a step back and look at this as a way to crack the code, to meet vast unmet needs of our constituents and stabilize a critical part of our budget. who knows? if we can find a way to thread this particular transportation funding needle, how many additional opportunities are there to solve problems going forward if we can address them? this is what it -- i think what it t
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
of hypocrisy is supposed to be a booster of the law. >> we are on that. not like mcconnell or boehner or pelosi. how will this be to selling young americans to buying into it? >> that is a big issue. mechanical issues to get the website working. but they have to get young healthy people to seen up. you force the older sicker people in. and you hear john boehner as a older gentlemen he has to pay more from the premiums, you need the younger healthier people to make it work. >> the math doesn't work without it either. >> new reports that some republican law makers are shifting obama care from repealing to repairing. it other republicans don't like that idea. ellison barber. great to it see you. tell us about the pivot that a handful of the republicans are making for repair as to repole. >> a couple of people in blue districts where they feel like they may be vulnerable throwing out the discussing repair. the vast republicans are not interested in repairing because there is so many things wrong with the law. it is not in their interest to switch to that. they are notting repole and replace to see
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
a situation where young people are sceptical of the law. sceptical of the reforms. they think they will pay for, they think the coverage will be worse and they are increasingly sceptical of the guy who's selling it and that's what's changed. i don't know that the president can gets that credibility back. the interesting thing is the drop in his support came after the revelations about nsa metadata collection and the coverage it got. he hasn't been able to recover among this group since that time. martha: when you look back at the election numbers, when you say did you vote for obama, 55% said yes. the question would you vote for him today, only 40 per s -- onl% say yes. he sold this website that it would be flight their wheel house and they may be disenchanted with that pitch as well. bill: to the irony alert. president obama saying republicans could be responsible for people losing their insurance right before christmas. >> christmastime is no time for congress to tell more than one million of these americans they have lost their unemployment understand. what will happen if congress does n
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
to not be the case and obama dropped it ready quickly and went to plan. it is a confusing law. when messaging is mixed and and not entirely credible, it really undermines the president posses ability to say, trust us on this. on --dennis is waiting from new mexico honor independent line. good morning, gentlemen. are you dealing with the attack? from the callers. all he is trying to do is answer some questions. you brought up a point earlier that to get on obama's his itside, it almost makes sound like people inside the white house, not -- the left hand is not towing the right- hand what is going on. is this your perception or what is actually going on? it is actually what is going on and it many administrations, it is hard to tell the president bad news. the previous administration had this problem and this one has it. more, and het told is asking these questions will as well, more about the problems evident in the run-up to the rollout, is something he will have to figure out. it is important to understand what he was focusing on during this last six months, also. he had the government shutd
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
-relations healthcare.gov. republicans will continue to law,tigate the health care holding for hearings today on its rollout. the white house is coming under pressure to hold someone under accountable for the failures. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. all others, (202) 585-3882. let me begin with the new york times story this morning, considering which heads may roll for the website. the white house is under mounting pressure from democrats and close allies to hold a accountable person botched rollout of president obama's signature domestic achievement and determine who should be fired. some of those names are familiar to you have have been watching the hearings on capitol hill as some of them have testified about what went wrong with the rollout and to knew what and when there would be problems. we will go outside of washington. we have for the calls inside the beltway. think? you according to the new york times, the president is under mounting pressure from democrats. numbers. the phone you can also post your comments on facebook.com/c-span and tweet us. times,ng to the new
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
been telling you for years that the president's health care law needs to be repealed and replaced. now a majority of americans agree with us according to a newly released gallup poll. 52% say they favor repealing or scaling back obama care. only 37% said it should be kept the way it is or expanded. that's not only the troubling news we have to share on a conference call with reporters today a cms spokesman said on health care.gov one of every ten transactions is experiencing errors. also according to politico things would be worse. that's worse for the administration. a new report reads enrollment surge or no the next challenge is a big one. how will the white house make sure all the people with cancelled policies get new coverage by january 1. even with the speedier newly functioning website they have a vast distance to travel before the estimated 4 to 5 million people with cancelled policies get new health care coverage. it is not out of the question that the obama administration could pace the worst case scenario on january 1 -- the number of uninsured american goes up. pathetic. we
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
, he focused on young people whose participation is crucial to the success of the law. >> i do remember what it is like being 27 or 28. and aside from the occasional basketball injury, you know, most of the time i kind of felt like i had nothing to worry about. of course, that is what most people think. until they have something to worry about. but at that point often times it is too late. >> joining me now, senior fellow at media matters for america. eric, i think there is an interesting phenomenon where you have this twice a day, who were right about the website's problems out of the box for reasons determined by their ideological predispositions. >> and as you said, eventually time will catch up with them. because this is sort of reporting by anecdote, which is never a good way to do any kind of journalism. and the anecdote, as you reported, fell apart in about eight hours, spread to the right wing media and the main stream, the reason it jumped to the main stream is because it did fall apart so quickly. we have the republican conservative opposition to health care is basically based
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> on the next washington journal, republican of kansas on healthlementation of the care law. then congressman gregory meeks, democrat of new york. with ks about the deal iran over the country's nuclear program. scott patterson on the volcker rule and how it implemented. live every morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> president obama's use of power related to the health care law. immigration policies and drug laws. coverage ofour live the hearing starting at 10:00 c-span 2.rn on are you walk in, there tables in front with lots of pamphlets, prior to entering the gun show. temperature pamphlet is how the take ment is trying to away the right to own guns, obama is doing that and obama is that and obama care is awful. talk to them. they said, who are you? i'm an academic, a researcher. research about these organizations and ideas. i study men who believe this stuff. and a bunch of them said -- they looked at me suspiciously and and i said, tions look here's what i am. don't get it. but here's my job. i want to understand how you see the world. i want to understand your world view. you will
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
know may have, eh, played a little bit with the tax laws in this country to get a little bit better return. or maybe not have to pay so much. are they takers? you'll say it's legal. well, it's legal to get food stamps. how about those oil companies that take your tax subsidies? would they be takers? oh, no. how about those folks in detroit that are getting all these tax breaks because they're, quote, bringing business while employees who spent 30 years working for the city are getting shafted with their pension. there's no takers in that deal at all, is there? what about walmart? they have never had a tax abatement on any land going into any city, putting up one of those superstars, have they? no, there's no takers there at all. they only made $19 billion. i can't think of another corporation out there that might need another tax break. but you know what we're talking about over on the right, we're convincing americans that it's those damn food stamps. they're the problem. they're the takers, those fat, poor people. how come they can't find work? it's their fault. they're lazy. and
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
to faithfully execute the laws. dana milbank is with us right now. this was an impeachment hearing. time and again, the red hots on the far right blew the bugle for driving the president from office. >> what can you do. you got to go up there and you impeach him or you go up there and you just cut funds off. you shut everything down. >> if a president is ignoring entire categories of the law, whether it be immigration, marijuana, mandatory minimum, the aca, what is the remedy for the legislative branch. >> the next recourse, the word that we don't like to say. >> we've also talked about the i word, impeachment, which i don't think would get past the senate in the current climate. am i missing anything? is there anything else we can do? >> there's the guy. how, i think i'm watching buffalo bob and the peanut gallery. i'm too old not to remember that stuff. but let me ask you this. that guy, let's not forget his providence. he was the guy on this show not too long ago who said i will not say the president was legitimately elected president. i gave him three shots at that baby, and he would
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
planning to sign up for insurance on the health care exchange. and young people are key to the law's success because they're the ones needed to offset the cost of insuring older, less healthy people.ç without them policy experts say obamacare and its numbers simply will not work. jonah goldberg is a fox news contributor and editor at large of "the national review" online. lynn sweet is washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times". i want to start with a look at a headline today from "the washington post". here's what it said. it said enrollment surges at u.s. online health care exchange. they're braggifg- jonah, about the fact that they got 56,000 people to sign up over three days in december. what do you think about those numbers, and what do you think about that headline? >> well, you know, any rise from zero or, essentially, zero is mathematically very large and can be called a surge. it doesn't mean that those numbers are actually hitting what they need to hit. they need 200,000 people to sign aeát with the number of cancellations that they've already had. moreover, w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
. >> he is a very aggressive and intelligent and cerebral law enforcement enforcer. >> do you think he will to indown stototonedown stop and . >> i think so. he is the most talented law enforcer in the business. >> we should address that he served as police commissioner in la and new york city for the past 20 years and he was tremendously successful in both places. he pioneered and pushed forward the broken windows theory and he penaltwent after the little crid all of the little things that created a sense of disorder. and he created the comp stat program which used computer models and stats-for-high crime areas. how dramatic of effect has he had across the country. >> his programs have been implemented in baltimore and los angeles and you have gary mccarthy who has learned braton's ways and implemented them in cities like chicago the other thing about the commissioner, he has been sought after efe everywhere. he speaks and lectures everywhere he goes. he is an intel genlt intelligenl reread individual. he is going to continue to have a impact on law enforcement. >> the reaction has b
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
obama care media blitz does continue and today president obama will focus his message on the laws and the benefits for people with pre-existing medical conditions. this as the white house announces some 56,000 people and their successful enrollment in coverage during exchanges. that's more than double the enrollees for the entire month of october and all of this as the administration ramps up, too, december 23rd and the enrollment deadline for january 1st coverage, jim mcdermott, senior member of the house, ways and means committee. >> as we look back at the calendar, it was two weeks ago when they assembled this team, the senate and house strike teams and what was their task versus the daily barrage of messages that we'll see on tap from the white house. can you explain the difference? >> it looks to me like it's all one plan because you really have to keep pushing and letting people know and try and build momentum in the public the real problem here is public education, if you have never had health insurance before, you don't know how it works and you've never applied for it and
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
, but stronger labor laws, more funding for education and a social safety net. >> but the idea that a child may never be able to escape that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own? that should offend all of us. the combined trends of increase and equality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the american dream, our way of life and what we stand for around the globe. >> susan page is the washington bureau chief for usa today. clarence page, no relation, pulitzer prize-winning columnist and it's the first time we've had the pages squared on my show. >> it's great to have both of you. the president ticked off the statistics to how a growing number of americans face the reality of lower, real wages and higher costs. the prospect of a next generation with fewer opportunities for economic advancements that all to me sounds like, susan, a lot of the rhetoric from his 2008 campaign. why this push now and why the prospects of change now? >> i think it dates back to the 2008 presidential campaign and these their is wha
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> as a loyalist to the president, as somebody who is behind this law and worked hard with the team to get it passed, do you want to see somebody held accountable for this disastrous rollout? >> my view is that i can't make the decision whether or not it's best to fire somebody because ultimately this lies on the president's shoulders. we can't fire the president. >> you're saying if anybody should be held accountable, it should be barack obama? >> absolutely. >> the buck stops there. and we hrerd when he was running for president -- and we heard when he was running for president, beware, this is somebody who never had any executive experience. he's never run anything. now here we have rolled this out and it has been terrible. and he only met kathleen sebelius, it wasn't even one on one but face-to-face one time. this was his signature achievement. i think next time, a word to kathleen sebelius -- i know you're watching -- if you want to see the president more often, learn how to golf. at the same time i think he golfed 100 times. >> but is that okay with you? this is the signature plan of
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
, the republicans have launched their own campaign to refund and repeal the law. republican leaders are promoting reports that people have been canceled from their low coverage insurance plans and insurance plans in the exchanges have dropped doctors and options. an obama care critic is a contender for the gop president nomination. new york representative peter king will meet with a well-placed political operative in new hampshire later this month. his name comes up on the short list of republicans who might want to run. king tells cnn he is not asking for endorsement or donations and will not make up his mind about running, quote, for another year and a half. >> we are already talking about it for a year and a half. >>> president obama having trouble talking about a meeting with a controversial relative. >> he said he never met with a relative in the country illeg illegal illegally. brian todd with more. >> reporter: poppy and victor, this is about an uncle of the president who has gone through legal problems with immigration and it is about the impression the white house has given. white house
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
sticker shock from higher premiums, it's the high-popping deductibles in the healthcare law. talk about 5,000 more for individuals and 10,000 buck for couples. we're going to hear what home depot founder thinks of this at the bottom of the first. first to byron york on this sudden sticker shock that is shocking a lot of folks because they didn't expect it. what are we seeing? >> it's really quite a shock to a lot of people. all the talk we have had up until now has been about premiums that people pavement president claimed obamacare would save the family $2,500 a year he was talking about premiums. that didn't happen. and now we're fining that people are getting into really high deductibles, $5,000, $10,000, $12,000 for a couple, and when that happens, if you're a couple and you have to pay a $10,000 deductible and you don't have a big health crisis during a year, you're paying for all of your healthcare costs under obamacare, and people are saying, wait a minute. this is not what we thought would happen. >> what is interesting -- you're quite right, we have been focusing on what's my pre
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
's shoulders. this was his legacy law. hard not to look at this and go, how were you not watching this every step of the way and making sure that it went at least better than this? i think that was, you know, as i said earlier, what many critics said when we were going into obamacare this is quite a bit for you guys to bite off. do you think you can handle it? turns out know, no, they couldn't. that to me is big problem that he is not taking responsibility for it. bill: on that point too, darrell issa told me two dae the website will exceed a billion dollars in the end. everything all-in will be more than a billion dollars, but placing the blame on congress for getting in his way, byron of reforming washington, what's up? >> well, you know this is something that democrats have done for a long time, not really placing blame on congress but places blame on the opposition party, republicans in congress for doing this. so we've heard this from the president a whole lot. what i really this is most interesting about the interview he does talk aaout a cumbersome, slow, redundant federal bureaucracy
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit against the transit agency and it claims they broke the law when they approved a contract without a key provision. the board was legally obligated to either accept or reject a total contract, but, the board can also tore and it happened during rush hour. find out what is being blamed for the problem and that story is coming up at 6:35. and they are saying they owe them. and however they say if they do that, there will be higher company costs and fewer jobs. they will stage protests 11:30 this morning and at 4:00 this afternoon in oakland. >>> dozens of whales are stranded in shallow water and they are stuck in the florida everglades. >>> they are trying to coming to to help his family. >>> and if you look at 880 westbound am and there is a new injuries traffic. >> teens and 20s and what about those low snow levels for friday night and i will have all the details on all of those coming up. [ male announcer ] december is customer appreciation month at subway. we're saying thanks with two of your favorite six inch subs. the six-inch cold cut com
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
, whether they be law enforcement actions or actions government to government, some type of civil sanctions, et cetera, until that happens, this continues unfetered. >> very briefly, if you would, when he was cia director, leon panetta told me the one thing that kept him up at night were fears of a cyberattack. is this related at all to that? >> it is in that it really highlights the fragility of our infrastructure and the fact that nothing is really safe. what secretary panetta had said, mr. panetta had said regarding the infrastructure, is something we talked about for a long time both in and out of government, is the potential for adversaries to access electric power grid, water, sewer, transportation, communications, and look to have an impact on this country similar to the way they did by flying planes into buildings ten years ago, 11 years ago. there are adversaries who are looking to do that and this type of attack really just highlights the concern we should have about the fact that the infrastructure itself is insecure and we need to be taking stronger action to be much more vigila
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
the national organization of black law enforcement executives, or noble, which found plenty of things to change. >> many outdated policies in the organization. there wasn't sufficient supervision or accountability. >> reporter: today noble says bart police followed most of their 55 recommendations including plans to start a new computerized early warning system to identify problem officers early. >> if an officer has use of force, citizens complaints, if an officer is late to work. >> reporter: of course, changing a culture is tough. just this last may, there was a naked acrobat attacking passengers at a station in san francisco. officers took a very long time to show up. bart now has additional training in dealing with the mentally ill and has gone from 24 to 40 hours a year of training on use of force. most passengers we spoke to didn't notice either way. >> i really haven't encountered it so i don't have a strong opinion about it. >> reporter: but others are thankful for an improved force. >> who do you call? the police. >> reporter: and others won't trust them no matter what. >> i never did
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
in the decision we make and make sure we make the right decision. i have been in law enforcement nearly 50 years. and my prosecution experience has taught me that we need to handle each case equally and fairly. and it's a search for the truth. we did so in this case. our city has two universities, major universities here. and we have dealt with athletes on prior occasions, and made decisions at some time to prosecutor them if the facts merited it. we have carefully examines all of the evidence in this case and have concluded that no charges will be filed against anyone in this case. >> there you have it. that is the headline. i want to talk about this with a number of people at the top of the show. we have cnn's legal analyst and former prosecutor sunny hostin, prosecuted many a rape case, and also former falcons player jamaal anderson, and cnn's martin savidge. big news for folks in tallahass tallahassee. martin, let me begin with you because this percolated. this was a drip, drip slowly. a lot of questions over why this happened and why it took -- we're two days shy of a year to finding out wh
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
unions have filed a lawsuit against b.a.r.t. that claims b.a.r.t. broke state law. it approved a contract without a key provision. the unions claim the board was legally obligated to either accept or reject the entire court, not just eliminate the costly paid family leave clause. b.a.r.t. says the lawsuit will only drag out this labor dispute. >>> the board could talk about the latest meltdown on the tracks. a crowded train was forced to stop right in the middle of a tunnel during yesterday morning's commute. we'll find out what's being blamed for that problem -- coming up for urat 7:30 -- coming up for you at 7:30. >>> an early-morning house fire in benecia. the passerby who is being credited for saving two people. >>> and we'll find out why the city of san francisco is paying some homeowners to plant a garden in their front yard. >>> right now, traffic is doing pretty well in many areas. the bay bridge toll plaza is slow. we just got a report of black eyes in the east bay. we'll tell you where. >>> parts of the bay area in the upper teens. coming up, how long the freeze warning will las
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
a few laws with this truck. some of the major things it was lacking was, firstly, efficient security to protect the truck from this kind of hijacking. secondly, they said that the drivers who were transporting the material had very little or no knowledge of the radioactive material that they were transporting, which is obviously an important thing to happen that's in the law. and, thirdly, they were lacking some of the important equipment that should always be transported when you are moving this kind of material around the country, such as a gps. so, a number of threats to this story still outstanding, carol. >> nick parker reporting live from mexico this morning. >>> game called on account of fire. smoke filled an arena, postponing a basketball game. ♪ [announcer] all work and no play will make brady miss his favorite part of the day. ♪ that's why there's beneful original, made with energy-packed wholesome grains, real beef and accents of vitamin-rich veggies. to help you put more play in your day. beneful. play. it's good for you. >>> florida state quarterback williamson has t
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal spending cuts known as sequester with smarter cuts and revenue. >> when will they learn to say yes? >> reporter: john boehner argued senate democrats were to blame for this year's inaction because they wouldn't consider the bills. >> this year is going down as the least productive in congressional history. what can you and others do to change that? >> look at the number of bills passed by the senate you can see where the problem is. >> reporter: >> reporter: >> reporter: report the senate is in the midst of a two week recess despite all these deadlines. one bright spot i suppose norah and charlie, for the first time in many years congress is not facing the manufactured crisis this holiday season like a fiscal cliff or government shutdown. several lawmakers told me their lives threatened to leave them if they allowed another crisis to ruin yet another family christmas. >> now to a new security threat.
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare cortizone-10 has the strongest nonprescription itch medicine plus moisturizers to help heal skin fast. cortizone-10. feel the heal. >>> all right. the latest chapter in this, did toronto's crack-smoking mayor try to buy a video that allegedly showed him doing just that puffing on a crack pipe? the latest in the ever growing scandal. >> new court documents indicate the mayor, rob ford, allegedly offered cash and a car in exchange for the incriminating video. information is coming from police wiretaps of suspected gang members. they were quoted as saying, rob ford was smoking his rocks. >> that's what you say apparently. >> that's what they say. >> another time they claim he was doing heroin. there are many other shocking statements in these court documents. the mayor was on the radio today denying it all. >> what do you sty that? these are wiretapped from gang members who say that you offered $5,000, if not more, $150,000 and a car, to confiscate the video of you doing cra
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. sunnyvale's strict new gun laws take effect. gun owners who lost their firerm a or had them stolen have to call police in 48 hours. the city will start tracking the sale of ammunition. the nra promised to fight the new law in court. let's check our chilly forecast this morning. good morning. >> good morning to you, scott. one more hour of that freeze warning, it should be able to expire on time at 9:00 a.m. temperatures are still in the 30s, we head throughout day we'll end up in the 50s so another cold day on tap. then a storm system moves through into tonight. so this is what we're expecting. showers starting up by 9:00 p.m., widespread across the bay area. as we continue into tomorrow morning we got a cold blast of air. talking about really low snow levels and the potential of a mix of rain and snow down to the valley floor level. next week very cold conditions continue each morning. let's check your drive. >> look at palo alto. the only real issue is an increase in traffic but heading into the sun. slowing for 101 and 280 through the trees
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
tasked to help oakland combat its crime epidemic. now the so-called super cop is returning to his law enforcement role in new york. tonight, we ask exactly what has william bratton done for the city of oakland? >> also -- >> it is you the people of oakland the people of the bay area who have given me and my delegation hope to continue the struggle. >> nelson mandela's bay area visit. former kpix 5 news anchor barbara rodgers joins us onset to talk about the day she met the south africa president. that and much, much more coming up at 6:00. allen, liz? >> i know you and barbara will share many stories about nelson mandela. thank you. thanks for watching us at 5:00. the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight remembering a ant. >> a time for the healing of the wounds has come. >> pelley: late today we learned of the death of nelson mandela, the man who lead south africa from apartheid to a multiracial democracy. >> he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> pelley: from johannesburg. an am
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. with copd, i thought i'd miss our family tradition. now symbicort significantly improves my lung function, starting within 5 minutes. and that makes a difference in my breathing. today, we're ready for whatever swims our way. ask your doctor about symbico
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
mandela even though he had a law degree and was quite privileged with his family background, chose to live here side by side, shoulder to shoulder with other black south africans who were also struggling through the ills of apartheid. behind me, you are hearing some of the similar statements robyn is hearing, songs from the struggle, songs in honor of nelson mandela. in a way, what people are doing here is thanking madiba for helping elevate many poor black south africans into the middle class by ushering in democracy and becoming the country's first democratically elected president. on this street today, you will find restaurants and bars and middle class south africans spending their disposable income in a place where it wouldn't have been possible decades ago. and indeed, this will also be the location of the first official memorial service for nelson mandela on tuesday at the stadium which is also significant because it was the last location he made an appearance in public during the closing ceremonies for the world cup. so as is true in many other locations in the country, these celeb
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> many people in illinois are resistant to any gun laws. listen to this exchange we had earlier with the national rifle association. he thinks superintendent mccarthy is trying to erode the rights of gun owners. >> no question. >> that doesn't make sense, does it? >> yes, it does. you have to remember where he came from. he came from new york. >> superintendent mccarthy because he is from new york cannot be trusted? >> yes. >> that sounds a little bit paranoid. >> i don't think it is paranoid. i think it is fact. we've watched this over the years. >> despite that violence south of control, the murder rate has fallen for five straight quarters. most people on the south side of chicago we talked to say they have noticed a difference. >> it has slowed down. >> is it getting better in. >> yes, it is. >> i hope the people of chicago, i owe them a level of safety so kids can play out on the streets. parents can sit on their front stoops in the summer without fear of gun violence. that's what i am accountable for and that's what i will deliver. >> reporter: cnn, chicago. >> our thanks
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
's most patriotic bird. diane macedo joins us now with the latest. >> it is against the law to kill a bald or golden eagle in the united states but not if you are an alternative energy company. they are moving toward finalizing a rule that would give alternative energy farms a 30 year pass for killing those protected birds. the rule extends to current five year permits that allow them to foregg for unintentionally killing the eagles which leads up to $5,000 and two years in prison. it prosecuted the first case against an energy company for a bird death. duke energy pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1 million for killing 14 golden eagles that got stuck in the wind turbines over three years. while it will require farms to implement certain guidelines to help with eagle conservation it has still earned the president backlash from environmental groups that normally support them saying 30 years is too long and more research is needed to establish the overall effect alternative energy companies have on the environment. press report a federal study found that wind farms in ten states killed 67 go
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
. that would be the first official to leave a job since the troubled rollout of the health care law. national correspondent live in washington. steve, what do you hear about this one? >> jamie, it's not only that federal obama care website you hear so much about that had its difficulties, the state as well. rebecca pierce in charge of the troubled website run by the state of maryland resigned friday. according to our baltimore affiliates, some lawmakers are hinting she was forced out. the maryland website signed up just over 3,000 people by november 23rd and only 700 more people one week later. the goal by the end of march is 150,000. lieutenant governor saying things clearly did not go as planned. >> everyone involved in launching the exchange is responsible and that includes me. >> meantime republicans continue to point out the shortcomings of obama care. here is rand paul. >> we're for competition. we're for selling insurance across state lines. above all we're for driving premiums down. the problem under the old system, premiums were too high. under obama care, the premiums are even highe
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
. the nobel prize he one. that was one of the most important moments. he signed the law when he became president that made discrimination against the white minority illegal in south africa. that is the moral leadership for which he won, co-won the prize with his former presser. that is the lesson for the withhold world. >> you are so right. he is the man. a string of american presidents they had in common. back to charlene. i know you have friends and family long associations there. i'm hoping that you can report to us that he was at peace at the end. >> yes, i think that he's been at peace for some time. he's been on a breathing tube and members of the family have said for the longest time that he seemed alert. although in the last few days, that has changed just a bit because the family became more somber as they talked about his health. i understand that michelle, who has a program to uplift women economically was supposed to make a big speech out of the country but in the last couple days, she decided not to leave his side. she was by his side the entire time that he was in the hos
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